393.1115/12–248: Telegram

The Acting Secretary of State to the Consul General at Shanghai ( Cabot )11

2104. Dept opinion not desirable provide American guard (urtel 2611 Dec 2 rptd Nanking 1972) as part international force for UN Hqrs, Shanghai. Appropriate assistance to UN foreign representatives should be provided under US Govt emergency plans to assist evacuation foreign nationals.

Lovett
  1. Repeated to the Ambassador in China as telegram No. 1771.